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7th OSM Hackfest Patras

September 9, 2019 - September 14, 2019










Conference and Cultural Centre of the University of Patras
University Campus,
265 04 Patras, Greece


This OSM Hackfest will allow new users to get familiar with OSM Release SIX and exercise all the main functionalities, from basic operations (installation, setup, common operations, etc.) to most advanced capabilities, such as 5G network slicing with a big focus on VNF on-boarding activities covering Day 0/1/2 operations.

In addition, experienced users and developers will have the opportunity to hack into OSM, build complex examples, fine-tune, test and demonstrate PoCs, experimental and new features for Release SEVEN on the OSM Remote Labs network.


OSM Hackfest participants will learn to

  • Install OSM and run some examples
  • Get familiar with OSM’s GUI and CLI
  • Create own VNF and NS descriptors and build packages
  • Model and deploy NS/VNF with EPA capabilities
  • Model dynamic Life Cycle Management operations with Day-1 and Day-2 actions
  • Model 5G Network Slices and complex NS with PNFs
  • Perform basic troubleshooting
  • Configure Fault and Performance management and close-loop operations
  • Modify and experiment with OSM source code
  • Build complex examples and run own experimental testing

Who should attend

  • VNF vendors, who want to onboard their VNF in OSM following best practices
  • System Integrators, who want to get started with OSM
  • Service providers, who want to get first hand operational experience with OSM
  • Academia and Universities, who are using or considering OSM as platform for their research activities in networking
  • Experimented developers and users that want to share and test with the community


  • Seats are limited, registrationis mandatory
  • Participants are expected to have user-level knowledge of Linux and be familiar with NFV and SDN concepts
  • Laptop / VM in laptop

o    Linux installed (preferred, Ubuntu 16.04)

o    RECOMMENDED: 2 CPUs, 8 GB RAM, 20GB disk

  • It is highly recommended that you download and install OSM Rel SIX before the hackfest.

o    See how to download and install OSM from Vagrant on your computer.


Remote Labs

During OSM Hackfests participants build and try real examples of OSM interaction with different VIMs and NFV infrastructures that are kindly made available by our community members through the OSM Remote Labs network.

Previous Hackfests

Get involved in OpenSourceMANO

o    Request an EOL account (if you don’t have one yet)

o    Subscribe OSM general and OSM TECH mailing lists

  • If your organisation is not yet an OSM member:

o    Learn how to join, it is free and open to all


Please send your technical questions to OSM_TECH@list.etsi.org or join the OSM Community Slack Workspace

Questions about ETSI, joining OSM, this hackfest and future events can be sent to: OSMSupport@etsi.org



September 9, 2019
September 14, 2019


Conference and Cultural Centre of the University of Patras
Patras,265 04Greece
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